Rolled Seville Orange or Bergamot Spoon Sweet

Nerantzi or Pergamonto Glyko

Preparation info
  • Makes

    1-1½ quarts

    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Foods of Greece

By Aglaia Kremezi

Published 1993

  • About

As a child I used to help my aunt Katina Patinioti grate and thread the rolled orange peels, as if to make a strange necklace. Maybe because I had taken part in making it, this bittersweet spoon sweet was always my favorite.

It was usually made with the Seville oranges we picked from the trees that line the streets of Athens, but now, owing to pollution, we go to the suburbs for our bitter oranges, which are never sold in the markets because everyone who wants them